concrete segments at Niederkirchner Strasse are one of the last "First
Wall sections" of the Berlin Wall at the original place.
The relics of the former Gestapo headquarter in front of Berlin Wall
sections are situated in former West Berlin while the former
Reichsluftfahrtministerium (Air Ministry) is situated in the East.
The building of the Air Ministry was not much destroyed during the World War
II and was later used by the East German government.
In this building the German Democratic Republic was proclaimed on October 7,
Today this building is used by the Finance Ministry.
If you have some time you should go to the entrance of the building at
Leipziger Strasse and watch the mosaic work by Max Lingner from 1952 displaying
the rebuilding of East
10 minutes to walk from Checkpoint Charlie or Potsdamer
of Terror Foundation